CURRENT & PAST RECIPIENTS

Fiscal Year 2021
Round 1

-View Grant Program General Information
-See the Event Calendar for specific dates of upcoming grant-recipient (and other A&H Department-related) events*

$5,000 Awards
Ballet IdahoLearning through Dance program at Boise schools and ballet scholarships
Boise Baroque: Four concert series (eight performances) of Baroque and early classical music
Boise Contemporary TheaterAnn, theatrical production chronicling the story of Ann Richards, the legendary Governor of Texas
Boise Philharmonic AssociationIn Roads program, professionally produced concerts and events to air on a digital stage (and in-person as Covid-19 conditions allow)
*JMS & Company: Facilitation of Phase 2 of Boise Arts, Culture, & History Anti-Racism Coalition project
Lauren Edson Dance (LED): Filmed and small in-person performances exploring the capacity and barriers to process complex human issues and emotions 
Opera Idaho: Production of Perla’s American Dream, portraying World War II-era dynamics related to Japanese Americans’ forced internment 
Story Story Night: Flagship storytelling productions and correlating podcasts and radio shows
*The Feeling BodyLava, a solo exhibit featuring Netherlands-based artist Lara Almarcegui as part of the ongoing Holding What Can’t Be Held project

$4,500 Award
Opal Theatre: Production of the play The Tasters by Meghan Brown

$3,500 Awards
Open Arms Dance ProjectDigital Covid-19 Choreography Camp, professionally-led instruction for students of all abilities to learn and implement choreographic techniques
Preservation Idaho: Production platform to develop digital, self-guided, architectural walking tours
Rock on Wheels: Juno Arts youth education pilot program to provide free digital art classes

$3,000 Award
Boise Film Foundation: Digital streaming film festival platform to expand exposure for and connect local filmmakers and film festivals  

$2,000 Award
*Kevin McTeague: Baroque cello recital using historical-based tools and methods from the 17th and 18th centuries (free and open to the public)

$1,500 Award
*Ali Landers - Pivot MovementTogether we Uplift, dance performance and video celebrating the achievements of teens and adults living with disabilities

*Indicates first-time recipients

Fiscal Year 2020

$5,000 Awards
 
Boise Contemporary TheaterThe Show on the Roof, a world premiere musical set in 1955
Boise Men's and Women’s Choruses: 2019-2020 Season Support
Boise Philharmonic Association: In Roads program, a series of initiatives to engage some of Boise’s under-served and vulnerable groups in comfortable environments
Campfire Theatre Festival 2020: 3-day festival comprised of staged readings, workshops and guest artist performances; also selected readings throughout the year
Global Lounge: 2020 World Village Festival, a 3-day multicultural festival with performances, food and vendors
HomeGrown Theatre: 8th Annual Horrific Puppet Affair
i-48: 17th Annual 48-Hour Film Competition & Festival
Idaho Dance Theatre: 2019-2020 Season Support, including ScreenDance Festival
Idaho Horror Film Festival: 6th Annual Festival with free submission for Boise and Idaho’s emerging filmmakers
Idaho Japanese Association: Japan Day on the Basque Block with performances, vendors, food and games to share Japanese culture 
Idaho Office for Refugees: 20th annual World Refugee Day, supporting performances, artisans and a citizenship ceremony 
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: ACCESS program to engage those with financial or social constraints, physical challenges and/or language barriers
Lauren Edson Dance (LED): Support for 2019 Fall performances (working title “Kid Gloves”), including outreach for free/low-cost opportunities
Radio Boise: General Operating Support aligned with arts and cultural programming (Free access)
StoryFort (Christian Winn): Supporting over 50 literary, narrative and storytelling initiatives held during TreeFort (Free and open to the public)
Story Story Night: 2019-2020 Season Support 
The Foundation for Idaho History: Support for new permanent Riots exhibit at the Old Penitentiary; artist work with historians to develop and install this graphic novel style interpretation
Wingtip PressPrint Boise V – workshops for teens and adults with a closing exhibition of featured work by participants (Free with registration)
 
$4,500 Award

Basque Museum & Cultural Center: Virtual tour update and replacement of LED lighting for the Cyrus Jacobs Uberuaga House

$4,000 Awards

Arlie Sommer: Boise Food History Project exhibit displayed at Boise Farmers Market (Free and open to the public)
Boise Rock School: New instruments to help support program and scholarship cycle
 
$3,000 Awards

MING Studios: 2019-2020 Season Support
Boise Baroque: 2019-2020 Season Support
*Boise Public Schools Education Foundation: District Young Writers Conference, a 3-day event featuring professional author who speaks and visits with hundreds of students
Mike Winter: Stars of Steinway Series Bonus Concert (Oct. 27, 2019), a concert integrating Boise history and classical music
*Open Arms Dance Project: Season Support for multi-generational and inclusive dance company with dancers of a variety of abilities and ages
*Starbelly School of Dance: Arabic Folkloric Dance Celebration, includes four workshops and dance showcase (Free and open to the public)
*Idaho Watercolor Society: Exhibit support for the Western Federation of Watercolor Societies – 45th Annual competition (juried)
*Handmade Idaho: Holiday Show for a collective of local artists, makers and designers (Free and open to the public)
*Boise Hive: Support for collaborative music experiment to expand skillsets and audience access
*Opal Theatre Company: The Humans theatrical production for Boise audiences

$2,500 Award
 
*Kristin Reed: SoCo Social Community Pop-up Life Design Hub – exploring creative ways to connect and enrich lives
Off-Center Dance Project: Dia de los Muertos performances at annual celebration
 
$2,000 Awards
 
*Boise Community Band: 2019-2020 Season Support
Preservation Idaho: Support for Idaho Architecture Project, an online resource with catalog of historic structures in Boise and Idaho (Free access)
*Downtown Boise Association: Opening bands for the Alive After Five Summer Concert series (Free and open to the public)
*Tree City Chamber Players: Boise Composers Commission Project – support of newly commissioned pieces and performances for a Boise and Idaho-themed concert

$1,000

*Swell Artist Collective: Video Podcast Project to support interviews with creatives ranging from artists, musicians and chefs to entrepreneurs, mechanics and professors
 
*Indicates first-time recipients

Fiscal Year 2019

$5,000 Awards

Ballet Idaho: Learning through Dance education outreach and scholarship program
Boise Baroque Orchestra: 2018-2019 Season Support (includes 9 performances over 5 weekends)
Boise Contemporary Theater: 2018-2019 Season Support (includes 5 mainstage shows; 5x5 reading series; and education programs)
Boise Men's and Women's Choruses: 2018-2019 Season Support (includes 5 concerts and public outreach performances)
Dulce Sweet Events & Consulting: Nuestros Corridos workshops and concert (Latino music, storytelling, and dancing)
GCG Productions: Premiere of Bamboo and Barbed Wire, a documentary film project exploring Japanese Americans' experiences at Minidoka
Global LoungeWorld Village Festival, a 3-day multicultural fesitval with ongoing performances, food, and vendor booths (Summer 2019)
HomeGrown Theatre: 7th Annual Horrific Puppet Affair (8+ performances with more than 20 artists)
i-48February Challenge - filmmaker teams create short films set in present-day Boise; shown at i-48 film festival in April 2019
Idaho Dance Theatre: 30th Anniversary Season with November 2018 and April 2019 performances
Idaho Horror Film Festival: 3-day event with workshops, screenings, and activities for all ages to cultivate a robust local film culture (Oct. 2018)
Idaho Office for Refugees: World Refugee Day, supporting performances, artisans, and the citizenship ceremony (June 2019)
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: ACCESS program, to support tickets, education, assisted listening devices, and sign language at select shows
Lauren Edson Dance (LED): Ghost Notes - Spring 2019 multi-disciplined performance
MING Studios: 2018-2019 Season Support (includes 3 major solo exhibitions featuring local artist [William Lewis] and two international artists)
Opera Idaho: Laura Kaminsky's chamber opera As One and accompanying lecture (May 2019)
Radio Boise: 2018-2019 General Operating Support, including in-studio performances, streaming programming, and new programs
Story Story Night: 2018-2019 Season Support - 6 flagship shows and 30+ workshops
StoryFort (Christian Winn): Supporting nearly 50 events; 25+ during TreeFort and additional themed events in the 2018-2019 fiscal year
TAG Historical Research: Traveling Trolley Time Capsule - exhibit housed inside a trolley that visits key points along historic streetcar routes
Wingtip Press: Print Boise River - Community workshops at libraries and 3rd grade classrooms; all-day printing even ending with public exhibit

$4,000 Awards

Basque Museum & Cultural Center: Server to support collections and access
Boise All-Ages Movement Project: New Season Kick-Off - two low-cost concerts for youth, targeting ages 13-24
Campfire Theatre Festival 2019: A multi-day theater festival with staged readings from emerging playwrights, workshops, and performances
Idaho Japanese Association: Japan Day (Sept. 2, 2019) with performers, vendors, food, and games; additional New Year's event 
Stevens Historical Research Associates: "This Ain't No Lunch Bucket Town": The Evolution of Identity in Boise, Idaho - research, interviews, and transcription

$3,500 Award

Boise Philharmonic: Musicians in the Classroom - visits to Boise 2nd-grade classrooms to introduce music concepts aligned with curriculum

$3,000 Awards

Boise Old Time: First Friday Square Dances - family-friendly community dance series held monthly from September - May
Colossal Cinematic Showcase: Two premieres showing local filmmakers' shorts - providing opportunities to view local work and network
Olivia Weitz and Arlie Sommer: Audio postcards and portraits of Basque "mortzilla" sausage makers (exhibited at Basque Museum)
Serenata Chamber Orchestra: Free concert for 90-piece orchestra with Jim Cockey as featured composer (Nov. 2018)
The Boise Chordsmen: Idaho Youth Barbershop Festival instruction with free evening performances (Sept. 2019)

$2,500 Award

One Stone: Ripple Studios - instruments and recording equipment to augment recording studio; free use for all high school students in Boise

$2,000 Awards

Rock on Wheels: Music education outreach classes for refugee youth
Sean Dahlman: The Gradient Project, a multi-media performance featuring film, dance, and live music; also includes music sampling workshops


Fiscal Year 2018

Ballet Idaho: $5,000 | Learning through Dance education outreach and scholarship program
Basque Museum & Cultural Center: $4,000 | Basques in the military exhibit
Big Tree Arts: $5,000 | Loud Writers’ workshops and community slam events
Boise All Ages Movement Project: $4,000 | Concert series targeted to youth and young adults ages 13-24 years
Boise Baroque Orchestra: $5,000 | 2017-2018 season support
Boise Contra Dance Society: $1,000 | Participatory contra dance series with callers and live music
Boise Film Foundation: $3,000 | Workshops and community events related to film and filmmakers
Boise Men’s & Women’s Choruses: $5,000 | General operating support for 2017-2018 concert series
Boise Music Week: $5,000 | Free public events and performances for 100th Anniversary season
Boise Philharmonic: $5,000 | Musicians in the Classroom 2017-2018 (Boise School District 2nd-graders)
Campfire Theatre: $3,000 | Community theater 3-day festival in 2018 with staged readings, workshops, and guest performances
Christian Winn: $5,000 | Storyfort, literary and storytelling program series
Common Ground Community Chorus: $2,000 | Operational and production support for 2017-2018 season performances
Elizabeth Rodgers: $5,000 | Short narrative film centered on theme of Boise as a Welcoming City
*Global Lounge: $10,000 | World Village Fest, a 3-day multicultural event
HomeGrown Theatre: $4,000 | Horrific Puppet Affair performances
i48: $3,000 | Documentary project focused on Boise-related subjects
Idaho Dance Theatre: $5,000 | All Embracing-themed 2017-2018 season performances
Idaho Horror Film Festival: $5,000 | Multi-faceted film festival to showcase and support local emerging filmmakers
Idaho Japanese Association: $2,000 | Japanese Day 2018 featuring cultural performances, food, vendors, and art
*Idaho Office for Refugees: $6,000 | World Refugee Day, free community and cultural event
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: $5,000 | Access Program, educational and experiential opportunities for underserved audiences
Idaho Writers Guild: $4,000 | Idaho Writers Conference presenting workshops, seminars, consultations, and youth writers track
Janet Lo: $5,000 | Madam Mao theatrical performances exploring the story of Chairman Mao’s widow 
Land Trust of the Treasure Valley: $3,000 | Les Bois Film Festival featuring locally produced nature films
LED: $5,000 | Waters into Wilderness performance combining dance, original live music, and film
Migration Theory: $5,000 | small matters: a big project about little things, immersive live-art performances
MING Studios: $5,000 | Artist in Residency program, local artist exhibitions, Artist Talks series, and monthly workshops  
Opera Idaho: $5,000 | André Previn’s, A Streetcar Named Desire contemporary opera performances
Preservation Idaho: $2,000 | History of Randolph Robertson Neighborhood and its residential architecture
Radio Boise: $5,000 | Live in-studio community programs featuring musicians, performers, writers, and artists
Rock on Wheels: $2,000 | Outreach education programs for veterans and at-risk youth
Story Story Night: $5,000 | Storytelling programs and events in Boise for 2017-2018 season
Vivid Artist Spaces: $2,000 | Support to launch new work space for artists 
Wingtip Press: $5,000 | Print Boise III: free printmaking workshops exploring Boise neighborhoods’ history and culture

* WELCOMING CITY RECIPIENTS - Two organizations received additional funding for their proposals’ alignment with the spirit of the City of Boise’s Welcoming City Resolution (71-17) approved January 31, 2017.

Fiscal Year 2017

208 Ensemble: $5,000 ǀ Operational and production support for 2016-2017 season
Ballet Idaho: $10,000 ǀ Learning through Dance education outreach and scholarship program
Basque Museum & Cultural Center: $4,000 ǀ Interpretive signage and educational products for historic Cyrus Jacobs Uberuaga Boardinghouse and Museum
Bogus Basin Recreational Association: $7,000 ǀ Traveling exhibit and accompanying video celebrating Bogus Basin's 75th anniversary
Boise Baroque Orchestra: $5,000 ǀ Artistic and administrative support for 2016-2017 Season
Boise Contemporary Theater: $10,000 ǀ General support for 2016-2017 season and programs
Boise Gay Men’s Chorus: $5,000 ǀ General support for 2016-2017 men's chorus and women's chorus 
Boise Philharmonic: $10,000 ǀ Musicians in the Classroom 2016-2017 (Boise School District 2nd-graders)
Boise Rock School: $2,000 ǀ Music camp scholarships for refugee and underserved youth
Chris Copelin: $5,000 ǀ Two Quarters Collective vending machine with hand-written letters stationed at Boise Public Library
Christian Winn: $5,000 ǀ Storyfort, four-day program (writing workshops, speakers, storytelling) free to the public
Elizabeth Rodgers: $5,000 ǀ Collaborative short narrative film set in Boise
Friends of MK Nature Center: $8,000 ǀ Mosaic art with interpretive signage at MK Nature Center
Ghosts & Projectors: $5,000 ǀ Support for 2016-2017 poetry reading series
Global Lounge: $10,000 ǀ Multicultural performances for free 3-day World Village event
Idaho Dance Theatre: $7,000 ǀ Season performances with collaborative components and film production
Idaho Green Fest: $5,000 ǀ Artistic and performance components for free community event
Idaho Horror Film Festival: $10,000 ǀ Multi-faceted film festival with educational programs for emerging filmmakers
Idaho Office for Refugees: $3,000 ǀ World Refugee Day, free community event with cultural performances, art, and citizenship ceremony
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: $8,000 ǀ Access Program, educational and experiential opportunities for underserved audiences
Idaho Writers Guild: $3,000 ǀ Idaho Writers Conference presenting professional workshops, seminars, and access to agents and manuscript editors
Jordan Noël Hawkes: $6,000 ǀ Filmfort year-round community workshops, screenings, and discussions to support local filmmakers
Kristin Hill: $4,000 ǀ Chiaroscuro experiential multidiscipline and collaborative art installation
LED: $7,000 ǀ This Way to Egress performance combining dance, original live music, and film
MING Studios: $5,000 ǀ Contrappunto large-scale installation and exhibition related to mega fires by Giuseppe Licari
Mladi Behar: $8,000 ǀ Sevdah Music Festival comprised of lecture, workshop, and concert
Off Center Dance: $7,000 ǀ Spring 2017 performances inspired by Idaho landscapes and the four elements
Opera Idaho: $6,000 ǀ Johan Strauss Jr.'s operetta Die Fledermaus performances
Preservation Idaho: $5,000 ǀ New website featuring cultural resources and educational offerings
Radio Boise: $5,000 ǀ Live in-studio programs and on-air recordings featuring local and visiting musicians, performers, writers, and artists
Steven Cody Gittings: $5,000 ǀ Production and presentation of original film Captain Marquad and the Misfits
Story Story Night: $5,000 ǀ Support for 2016-2017 storytelling season in Boise
Wingtip Press: $5,000 ǀ Public printmaking workshops exploring downtown Boise's historical and cultural diversity

Fiscal Year 2016

Angie Smith: Large scale vinyl portraits of refugees hung in downtown Boise - $10,000
Ballet Idaho: Learning through Dance arts education program - $5,000
Big Tree Arts: Loud Writers' Project / Slam of Steel - $5,000
Boise Gay Men's Chorus: Operational and production support for 2015-2016 season - $5,000
Christian Winn: StoryFort literary presentations and events during Treefort Music Fest - $5,000
Donald Winiecki: Making the Familiar Strange exhibit and corresponding lectures - $5,000
Friends of Idaho Public Television: Catalogue archived footage to facilitate public accessibility - $7,500
Ghosts & Projectors: Quarterly poetry reading series with local and touring poets - $5,000
Global Lounge: Global Village, a three-day multicultural event in downtown Boise (June 2016) - $10,000
Idaho Green Fest: Art and performance components for Earth Day event in downtown Boise - $5,000
Idaho Horror Film Festival: Professional development components to support local filmmaking - $10,000
Idaho Office for Refugees: World Refugee Day and art mural in Grove Plaza (June 2016) - $3,000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Access program for underserved audiences - $10,000
Imperium Cinema/Second Circle: Short film production integrating film and theater communities - $10,000
Joe Golden: Ladies First script production and reading - $7,500
LED: This Side of Paradise performance / LAB educational sessions - $5,000
Mike Winter: Sights and Sounds of Cuba concert and dance performance - $3,000
MING Studios: Museum of Broken Relationships traveling exhibition - $5,000
Mladi Behar: Cooking and cultural education course series - $7,500
Off Center Dance: Folding and Unfolding dance performances - $2,000
Opera Idaho: Glory Denied, Tom Cipullo's opera production and performance - $10,000
Preservation Idaho: Resource guide to Boise mid-century modern residential architecture - $5,000
Rock on Wheels: Pop-up music education and outreach to targeted Boise populations - $7,500
TAG Historical Research: Brochure and presentation on historical figure, Walter E. Pierce - $1,000

Fiscal Year 2015

Adrien Kien: Storyfort 2015 showcase of authors and storytellers - $5,000
Ballet Idaho: Learning through Dance arts education program - $2,500
Basque Museum & Cultural Center: Basque Music of Boise - $3,000
Big Tree Arts: Loud Writers' Project / Slam of Steel - $5,000
Boise Blues Society: Blues in the Schools program - $5,000
Boise Contemporary Theater: BCT Theater Lab - $3,000
Boise Baroque Orchestra: Support for administrative operations and performers - $5,000
Boise Philharmonic: Chamber Music in Sacred Spaces series - $5,000
Carissa Sindon: SEEN, a photography project and exhibit - $3,000
Elizabeth Rodgers: Mini-documentaries exploring creative people in Boise - $5,000
Ghosts & Projectors: Quarterly poetry reading series with local and touring poets - $3,000
Global Lounge: World Village event featuring artists, performers, crafts, and workshops - $5,000
Idaho Office for Refugees: World Refugee Day - $2.000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival: Access Program - $5,000
Idaho Writers Guild: Idaho Writers & Readers Rendezvous - $5,000
Michael Hartwell/Michael Baltzell: Original theater performance (The Fisherman and His Soul) - $5,000
Opera Idaho: Production of Tchaikovsky's opera, Evgeny Onegin
Preservation Idaho: Programs and interpretive information support materials - $4,000
The Peregrine Fund's World Center Birds for Birds of Prey: Timeline exhibit - $2,000
Wingtip Press: Workshops and artists-in-resident program - $4,000

Fiscal Year 2014

Artistans4Hope: Voices in Transition Experiential Story Quilts - $3,000
Ballet Idaho: Alice in Wonderland Performance - $2,000
Basque Museum & Cultural Center: Basque Walking Tour Brochure - $1,000
Big Tree Arts: Loud Writers Project & Slam of Steel - $5,000
Boise Contemporary Theater: BCT Theater Lab - $3,000
Boise Baroque Orchestra: Season Support (Musicians, Marketing, and Administration) - $4,000
Boise Philharmonic: Boise performance of Tilson Thomas, from the Diary of Anne Frank - $2,000
Boise Rock School: Outreach Program with St. Luke's Children's Hospital School - $4,000
Frances Barnhill: Journalistic Profiles of Boise Artists (w/KBSU Public Radio) - $4,000
Ghosts & Projectors: General Season Support for Public Poetry Project - $3,000
HomeGrown Theatre: DIRT - Theatrical Production and Performance - $4,000
Idaho Center for the Book - Distribution of 25th Anniversary Book of Idaho Dance Theatre - $5,000
Idaho Office for Refugees - World Refugee Day - $1,000
Idaho Writers Guild: Idaho Writers & Readers Rendezvous -  $2,000
Matthew Hansen: Shake it Up After School (Shakespeare Productions at Title I Schools) - $5,000
Opera Idaho: Two One-Act Operas. Giannia Schicchi & Trouble in Tahiti - $5,000
Preservation Idaho: Downtown Architecture and History Walking Tour Program - $4,000
William Anderson White III: River Street Neighborhood Oral Histories and Website - $5,000

Fiscal Year 2013

BOISE 150 LEGACY GRANT
Return of the Boise Valley People - Shosone-Bannock Tribes Cultural Committee, $5,000

BOISE 150 FOCUS GRANTS
Read Me: Impressions of Boise, Idaho - Ada Community Library, $2,000
Horse Power: Celebrating 150 Years of Horse at Work in Boise - Alayne Blickle, $3,000
Boise City, The First 150 Years: A Fiber Map - Alize Norman, $2,000
Story Quilt Project Photo Journal - Artisans4Hope, $2,000
Boise: Gem of the Mountains Storytelling - Ben Kemper, $4,000
The Loud Writers' Program - Big Tree Arts, $2,000
Boise's Muscial History - Boise Baroque Orchestra, $3,000
Boise History Timeline Project - Bown House Committee, $5,000
Digitalizing Institutional Records of Past Residents - Children's Home Society of Idaho, $3,000
Guest Artist Exhibition - Enso Artspace, $2,000
Dia de los Muertos - Friends of the Historical Museum, $5,000
Victorian Boise at the Bishop's House - Friends of the Bishop's House, $2,000
World Village for BOISE 150 Anniversary Party - Global Lounge Group, $4,000
Boise Plein Air Art Competition - Green Chutes and Whorled Traveler Design, $5,000
Mural Project - Idaho Human Rights Education Center, $1,000
Idaho Writers & Readers Rendezvous - Idaho Writers Guild, $2,000
Mobile Media Interpretation of the Boise River Trail - Jane Rohling, $3,000
Julia Davis Park Docent Tour - Julia Davis Park Coalition, $1,000
Junior League of Boise's 85th Anniversary Historical Exhibit - Junior League of Boise, $5,000
Boise's History Print Development and Exhibition -Kelly Bickle, $3,000
Boise Schools Musical: Its History, People, and Places - Marguerite Lawrence, $2,000
Boise Large-Format Photographic Portraits - Melanie Flitton Folwell, $3,000
Susannah - Opera Idaho, $5,000
Historic Boise Buildings by the Decades Preservation Idaho, $1,000
View from a Pedal Buggy: A Documentary - Retroscope Media, $4,000
High School Student Art Contest Sarah Whelan, $3,000
A Bird's Eye View of Boise's First 150 Years -Studio Maelstrom, $3,000
Local Color: BOISE 150 Exhibit Catalogue - Treasure Valley Artists' Alliance, $5,000
Historical West End Walking Tour - Veterans Park Neighborhood Association, $4,000
Remarkable Boise Women 1863-2013 Printmaking Project, Wingtip Press, $2,000

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT GRANTS
Boise Philharmonic                               $10,000
Basque Museum and Cultural Center     $10,000
Boise Contemporary Theater                $10,000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival                  $15,000 (Co-Cultural Ambassador)
Trey McIntyre Project                           $15,000  (Co-Cultural Ambassador, year 3)

ADVERTISING SUPPORT
Ballet Idaho, $2,000

Fiscal Year 2012

Computer for architectural database - Boise Architecture Project $1,467
Outreach & support for musicians- Boise Baroque $2,598
General support of 11-12 season - Boise Contemporary Theater $2,000
Idaho Loud Writers Project - Big Tree Arts $1,667
Valley Visions Literary Art Magazine - Boise Public Schools Educational Foundation $1,469
Walking tour brochure - Jacey Brain $1,224
General support - Idaho Dance Theater $3,048
General support - i48/ True West $1,292
Korean Cultural Day - Idaho Korean Association $2,166
"Modern Masters" lecture series - Modern Idaho/ Preservation Idaho $399
Water Unites Us - Idaho Rivers Guild $1,036
Support for "Writers & Readers Conference - Idaho Writers Guild $4,126
Performances at the Depot - Barbra Martin-Sparrow $2,660
Support for "Fiesta Tropical" - $1,261
Support for "Ballad of Baby Doe" - Opera Idaho $1,500
Original Film "Refuge City" - Tracy Sunderland $1,500
Scholarships - TRICA $3,067
Poetry reading series - Megan Williams $1,685
Affordable workshops - Wingtip Press $3,033
Morrison Center - Family Theater Series $3,341

The Office of the Mayor awarded an additional $60,000 in one-time economic development funds to four other organizations, as listed below.

Ballet Idaho $15,000
Boise Philharmonic $15,000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $15,000
Trey McIntyre Project (Cultural Ambassador, year 2) $15,000

Fiscal Year 2011

ORGANIZATIONS
Boise Philharmonic $6,893
Idaho Dance Theater $5,352
Opera Idaho, Inc. $7,949
Treasure Valley Institute for Children's Arts $4,806

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Idaho Loud Writers' Project - Big Tree Arts, Inc. $1,412
Shake It Up After Schoo l- Matthew Hansen $1,387
Idaho Celebrates 50 Years of Peace Corps Service - Idaho Returned Peace Corps Volunteers $1,362
Promenade Music Festival - Underground Uncovered Productions $1,322
Bringing "Killadelphia" to Boise - Hollis Welsh $1,281
History and Influence of the Old Penitentiary Exhibit- Idaho State Historical Society $1,281
Music Without Borders - Darkwood Consort and Gary Stroutsos $1,271
Guitars for Kids - Boise Rock School $1,150
Dickens' A Christmas Carol - Knock 'em Dead Dinner Theatre $1,072
Literary Agents Workshop - Idaho Writers Guild $953
Photographic Walking Tours - Amber Grubb $1,089
The Crafting of Our Youth Program - The Idaho School of Art and Craft (Mend Inc.) $1,089
Boise Community Jazz Symposia Series - Boise Jazz Society $1,079
Central Bench Spring Festival - Janet Littley $1,079
Performances at the Depot - Barbara Martin-Sparrow $1,052
Silent Film for Region VII AGO Convention - Les Boise Chapter of American Guild of Organists $1,059
Kinetic Kitchen: A Dance Experiment - Kelli Brown $1,059

The Office of the Mayor awarded an additional $105,000 in one-time economic development funds to five other organizations, as listed below.

Ballet Idaho $20,000
Basque Museum and Cultural Center $20,000
Boise Contemporary Theater $20,000
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $20,000
Trey McIntyre Project - Designated the City's Cultural Ambassador $25,000

Fiscal Year 2010

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho $3,352
Basque Museum $1,895
Boise Contemporary Theater $2,337
Boise Philharmonic $3,582
Idaho Dance Theater $1,718
Idaho Shakespeare Festival  $5,456
Opera Idaho $2,184
Treasure Valley Institute for Children's Arts $1,901
Trey McIntyre Project $2,574

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
8th St. Marketplace AiR, Citywide expansion of artist in residence program - Adrian & Sabine $ 1,075
Three Tall Women (play) - Alley Repertory Theater $ 646
Corridos/Mexican Ballads - Ana Maria Schactell $ 1,164
Contemporary Judaica Exhibition & Lecture - Anika Smulovitz $ 1,022
Mural art project - ArtFaire $ 952
South Boise Neighborhood History - Barbara Perry Bauer $ 1,155
Early Boise Stories: storytelling project - Ben Kemper $ 1,066
Idaho Loud Writers Project - Big Tree Arts $ 1,040
Community Jazz Symposium Series - Boise Jazz Society $ 986
Choral presentation of Handel's Messiah - Boise Master Chorale $ 422
Guitars for Kids - Boise Rock School $ 729
Guillaume, Guillaume, Truid & Swan: Concert - Darkwood Consort $ 991
Boise Architecture Project - Douglas StanWiens $ 1,200
Live and Local Series - Go Listen Boise $ 1,075
The Best of New York International Children's Film Festival - Idaho Film Foundation $ 986
Playwriting Workshop - Idaho Writers Guild $ 833
Boise by Burns- historical photography - Kelly Bickle $ 880
Shake it up after School: Shakespeare for kids - Matt Hansen $ 1,111
Heritage Home Tour booklet - Preservation Idaho $ 711
Boise Double Take: electronic history book - Rich Binsacca $ 827
Indian Classical Dance - Sneha Prakash $ 475
Boise Intergenerational Choir - Vashti Summervill $ 653

Fiscal Year 2009

ORGANIZATIONS
Boise Contemporary Theater $ 4,723.58
Boise Philharmonic $ 6,696.45
Ballet Idaho $ 6,510.89
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $ 9,758.71
Opera Idaho $ 4,310.71
Trey McIntyre Project $ 5,000

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Literary Arts Newsletter - Betty Rodgers $ 500.00
Loud Writers Youth Poetry Workshops - Big Tree Arts $ 1,000.00
Viola/Bass Clairnet duo - Darkwood Consort $ 1,000.00
Modern Dance Concert - Drop Dance Collective $ 800.00
Aspen Groves Historic Public Art Project - Earl Swope $ 1,000.00
History of Brazilian Music Lecture - Elisabth Blin $ 500.00
Hitchcock Building Public Art - Grant Olsen $ 1,000.00
Choreographer Jennifer Freeman - Idaho Dance Theatre $ 800.00
SITI Performing Arts Training Workshop - Lisa Lechner & Tracy Sunderland $ 1,000.00
Corthell Stero Main Street Photos - Morgan Dethman $ 1,000.00
Historic City Hall Photos - Noreen Shanafelt $ 700.00
Korean Dance Cultural Exchange - Okhee Chang $ 500.00
Dancing Through Schools - Treasure Valley Institute for Children's Arts $ 1,500.00
Special Olympics Dance Performance - Wright Foot Forward $ 1,200.00

Fiscal Year 2008

ORGANIZATIONS
Boise Contemporary Theater Anchor $7,306.79
Boise Philharmonic $10,358.57
Ballet Idaho $10,071.54
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $15,095.50
Opera Idaho $6,667.60

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Amy Westover & Jennifer Wood - "The Deal" community arts card deck $ 1,500
Big Tree Arts - Spoken Word Reading and Workshop Series $ 1,000
Boise Community Radio - Project Expansion of radio webcasting programs and promotion $ 500
Boise Jazz Society - Community jazz symposium series $ 1,000
Boise Urban Garden School - Sustainability mural project $ 1,000
BOSCO Boise Open Studio Collective - Public Receptions $ 1,500
Children's Dance Institute - Cultural Respect Program $ 1,500
Darkwood Consort - Dance works musical collaboration $ 1,000
Gene Harris Jazz Festival - Gene Harris All Stars student performance $ 500
Idaho Dance Theatre - Collaboration with visual artist Saul Bernstein $ 1,500
Idaho Film Foundation - i48 Film Festival $ 1,250
Idaho Metal Arts Guild - Professional development workshop $ 500
Kirsten Furlong Visual - art exhibition "Pocahontas Meets Hello Kitty" $ 1,000
Stephanie Wilde - "Half a Life" limited edition publication $ 1,500
Tashi Brooks Dondup - The City of Trees Cinema Club educational outreach $ 1,000
Treasure Valley Community Television - Silents Are Golden: A Family Evening at the Egyptian $ 500
Viralai De Bois - Bisclaveret: Poetic narrative and music $ 1,500

Fiscal Year 2007

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho $6,429.70
Boise Contemporary Theater $4,477.26
Boise Philharmonic $ 6,740.52
Idaho Shakespeare $ 9,598.60
Opera Idaho $ 4,003.92

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Balance Dance Group - Support a new work by former Balance Dancer, Johanna Kirk $ 500
Darkwood Consort - Support a concert celebrating the 15th Year Anniversary $ 1,489
Drop Dance Collective - Support a dance concert based on play "The Ghost Sonata" $ 750
Gene Harris Jazz Festival - Support aspiring students of jazz music $ 1,350
Idaho Black History Museum - Support a gospel music workshop and concert $ 1,350
Idaho Dance Theatre - Support composer David Alan Ernest for Spring performance $ 1,443
Idaho Parents Unlimited/VSA - Support a concert with jazz vocalist, Lisa Thornson $ 1,350
Poetry Slam Incorporated - Support Poetry Slam Reading and Workshop Series $ 1,420
Spontaneous Productions Inc. - Support for re-enactment of "Big Bill" Haywood trial of 1907 $1,350

Fiscal Year 2006

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho Anchor $ 4,305
Boise Contemporary Theater $ 3,034
Boise Philharmonic $ 4,763
Idaho Dance Theatre $ 2,093
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $ 6,643
Opera Idaho $ 2,662

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Balance Dance Group - Support to hire Tahni Holt, Choreographer/dancer from Portland $ 1,274
Boise Master Chorale - Support for a concert with music for Handel's "Messiah" $ 1,311
BCT & iSF Consortium - Support of the production "I Am My Wife" $ 1,311
Darkwood Consort - Support for the 2006 concert season $ 1,352
Drop Dance Collective - Support of a dance concert and hiring of three choreographers $ 1,291
ID Film Foundation - Support of the 2006 Idaho Film Festival $ 1,210
Doug Copsey - Support a coffee table book on the history of the ISF $ 1,251

Fiscal Year 2005

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho $2,552.00
Boise Contemporary Theater $1,790.00
Boise Philharmonic $2,744.00
Idaho Dance Theatre $1,222.00
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $3,749.00
Opera Idaho $1,443.00

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Balance Dance Group - Fees for dance collaboration with Amy O'Brien $ 1,094
Boise Master Chorale - Support for a concert with music from the Lewis and Clark Era $ 1,165
Company of Fools - To support a production of "Uncle Vanya" $ 1,094
Darkwood Consort - Support for the 2995 concert season $ 1,200
Drop Dance Collective - Support of a dance concert and hiring of three choreographers $ 1,059
Idaho Children's Arts Network - To support a series of theatre opportunities for youth in Boise $ 1,130
Interior Designers of Idaho - To support Chair Affair, furniture design competition $ 1,023
Sabra Comins - To support a project to create ceramic trail markers along nature walks $ 1,235

Fiscal Year 2004

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho $3,099
Boise Contemporary Theater $2,219
Boise Philharmonic $3,400
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $4,523
Opera Idaho $1,656

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Balance Dance Group - Fees for dance collaboration Clark/Charlotte Boye-Christiansen $ 1,054
Boise Master Chorale - Support a four-concert season October-March $ 983
Darkwood Consort - Five Season Concerts, residency, support artist fees $ 1,124
Idaho Dance theater - Support for a program to serve underserved economic/racial minorities $ 1,089
Idaho Film Foundation - Support for the 8th annual film festival $ 1,054
Drop Dead Collective - Support the production of a dance concert $ 1,018
Zella Bardsley - Support a month-long exhibition featuring Idaho women artists $ 948
Ward Hooper - Support phase two of "Art in Transit", art posters in bus stop kiosks $ 1,159
Grant Olsen - Support distribution of free posters as a form of arts outreach $ 1,018

Fiscal Year 2003

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho $2,604
Boise Contemporary Theater $1,637
Boise Philharmonic $2,792
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $3,531
Opera Idaho $1,436

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Balance Dance Group - Fees for dance collaboration Clark/Judith McConnell Steele $931
Boise Music Week - Royalities for "Annie Get Your Gun" April/May 2003 $985
CC Photography & Digital Design - Display of local High School Art $623
ISF/ITY/BCT Consortium - Plays Idaho Shakespeare Festival/Idaho 'Theater for Youth $877
Darkwood Consort - Five Season Concerts, residency, support artist fees $958
Friends of Children and Families - Design of theater-type portable sets $931
Idaho Children's Arts Network - Theater opportunities for Boise Youth $931
Idaho Dance theater - Design costumes for 3 new works by IDT $904
Idaho Film Foundation - Support the annual 3-day film festival $824
Interior Designers of Idaho - To present Chair Affair $904
Ward Hooper - Posters and bookmarks for BUS stops $958
Jeanette Ross - Story telling programs in partnership with Head Start/Cen $674 

Fiscal Year 2002

ORGANIZATIONS
Boise Philharmonic $12,500
Ballet Idaho $2,543
Boise Contemporary Theater $1,264
Idaho Shakespeare Festival $2,872
Opera Idaho $1,321

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Boise Music Week - Royalties for "Oliver", starting April, 2002 $ 1,404
Idaho Childrens Arts Network - Children's theater opportunities in Boise Schools $ 1,500
Idaho Dance Theater - Fees for guest Choreographer $ 1,500
Jazz Educators of Idaho, Inc. - Jazz performances and clinic for music students $ 1,500
South Jr. High School - Public art mural at South Junior High $ 1,238
Balance Dance Company - Fees for a local musician and sound designer $ 1,395
Darkwood Consort - 01-02 season: Concerts, residency, events $ 1,500
Consortium ISF/ITY-BCT - Youth casting for a full length classical play $ 1,220
Interior Designers of Idaho - To present Chair Affair, November 2001 $ 1,483
Log Cabin Literary Center - To present Log Cabin Book fest, September 2002 $ 1,500

Fiscal Year 2001

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho $1,934
Idaho Shakespeare $2,275
Opera Idaho $1,365

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Balance Dance Company - Fees for a professional lighting designer for 00-01season $1,024
Boise Contemporary Theater - Artist fees for annual "3 by 3" staged readings $1,160
Darkwood Consort - 00-'01 season: Concerts, First Thursday Events, First Night $ 1,263
Idaho Film Foundation - Fifth Annual Film Festival $874
Consortium, ISF/ITY - BCT/CAMPAR - Youth casting for a full length classical play $1,024
Log Cabin Literary Center - To present Log Cabin Book fest SEP '01 $1,092
Philip Atlakson - Production of short film, Spring '01 $1,092
Zella Bardsley - Exhibition of Female artists working in steel and other metals $1,297
Boise Master Chorale - To present concerts '00--'01 season $1,232
Idaho Children's Arts Network - Children's theater opportunities in Boise schools $1,160
Idaho Dance Theater - Artist's fees for costumer/designer for season $1,229
Jazz Educators of Idaho, Inc. - Jazz performances and clinic for music students $1,024
American Guild of Organists-Les Bois Chap - organ masterclass/workshop and organ recital $955

Fiscal Year 2000

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho $2,125
Idaho Shakespeare $2,375
Opera Idaho $1,250

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Balance Dance Company - Guest artist-in-residence $1,425
Boise Contemporary Theater - "3x3 @ Flicks" three staged readings $950
Boise Delta Gamma Alumnae Chapter - "Art of the Eye" Exhibition $750
Carol Gay Cantor - "Dressed in Crystals", exhibition of porcelain $1,125
Matthew Christensen - New choreography "Dance Tribute to Gene Harris" $1,425
Dano Madden - Write and direct a play for Idaho Theater for Youth $1,275
Boise Little Theater, Inc. - Youth casting for "Bye Bye Birdie" $870
Boise Music Week - Royalties for "Sound of Music $850
Boise State University - Summerfest 2000, a series of Concerts $1,125
Darkwood Consort - "Around the World in 80 Decades", Concerts $1,425
Idaho Dance Theater - Short educational/promotional film $1,275
Jazz Educators of Idaho, Inc. - "Jazz Under the Stars", Guest Artists $1,425
Deborah Ann Hardee - "Grief", a photography exhibition: artist fees $1,275

Fiscal Year 1999

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho $1,433
Idaho Theatre for Youth $1,433
Opera Idaho $1,433

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Darkwood Consort - $1,500
Zella Bardsley - $1,200
Idaho Film Foundation - $1,000
LCLC - $ 1,500
Balance - $ 1,500
Agostino Bonaminio - $ 1,250
Jazz Educators - $ 1,500
Idaho Dance Theatre - $ 1,500
Boise Master Chorale - $ 1,200
Christine Raymond - $ 1,500

Fiscal Year 1998

ORGANIZATIONS
Idaho Shakespeare $1,250
Opera Idaho $1,000
Ballet Idaho $1,250
Idaho theatre for Youth $1,250

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Summerfest 98 - $500
Idaho Black History - $1,250
Idaho Fish and Wildlife - $750
Bloise Blues Society - $250
Idaho Alliance for Arts - $1,250
Idaho Dance Theatre - $500
Balance - $1,000
Dwaine Carver - $1,500
Boise Con. Theatre - $1,500
Idaho Film Fdn. - $1,500
Laurie Blakeslee - $1,500
Sherrye Lee - $750
Rick Friesen - $1,500
LCLC - $1,500 

Fiscal Year 1997

ORGANIZATIONS
Ballet Idaho $1,250
Idaho Shakespeare $1,250
Idaho Theater for Youth $1,250
Opera Idaho $1,250

CULTURAL INITIATIVES
Boise Blues Society - $1,000
Boise Con. Theatre - $1,000
Idaho Dance Theatre - $1,250
Summerfest 97 - $500
Rick Keating - $1,250